Marc is 51 years old and married to Karen. They have two daughters: Kara (25) who is married to Mike and they live in Ann Arbor MI, both students. Joni (21) who is single and lives in Provo working and going to school. Marc's hometown is North Ogden, UT. Marc is a dentist is North Ogden.
Here are a few facts about Marc when asked about his running:
Years Running: 17
Weekly Mileage: 30 plus miles
Favorite Race distance or race: Once Completed - 100 miler's! Bear 100 miler this year (2008)
PR's - (5k, 10k, 1/2, mara, Ultra) or proudest running accomplishment: My first finish of the Wasatch 100 miler endurance run in 1996 and during six weeks of this year's running season (08): Wasatch 100 miler, then two weeks later Top of Utah Marathon, then six days later Bear 100 miler then 1 week later the St. George marathon then two weeks later the Goblin Valley 50k!
Favorite training run: Overnight run from upper big water to midway (Homestead)
Why run - (motivation, inspiration): 1. Cheaper than prozac. 2. Social - get to eat at the end of all runs.
Goals: Ten Wasatch 100 mile endurance runs - get the ten year ring (two more to complete)
Favorite music to run to: Diana Ross - Ain't no mountain high enough to keep me from you.
Favorite running gear - (shoes, apparel, etc): Shoes - Brooks Radius - last six years. Shorts - gray - "too short" as told to me by my daughters - worn @ last six of my eight wasatch 100's and the bear 100. And any shirt that has a STRIDERS logo.
Best advice you've been given as a runner: DRINK
Best motivational quote: Get comfortable being uncomfortable
Your Role model: My wife, daughters, son-in-law: all of them work so hard at doing "the right thing"
Favorite food: Any food that comes with 2nds and 3rds!
Hobbies or interests other than running: Biggest interest is doing all that I can to support my families endeavors, skiing, sports cars